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Around the Halls

A look at Downtown-related items making their way through City Council.


By Eric Richardson — October 26, 2009

Today is Monday, October 26, and while no items on the Council agenda may match Friday's three hour signage debate, there is still important stuff going on. High...


By Eric Richardson — October 19, 2009

Today is Monday, October 19, and it's a slow week for Downtown items. The City's proposed contract with Google for email hosting is a big ticket item, and Saturday...


By Eric Richardson — October 12, 2009

Today is Monday, October 12, and City Council has the day off in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. It's a slow week, but LAPD hiring will dominate Tuesday...


By Eric Richardson — October 05, 2009

Today is Monday, October 5, and it is the beginning of a relatively light week of agendas. Funding for police officers is a big-ticket item on Monday, while the...


By Eric Richardson — September 28, 2009 — 1 Comment

Today is Monday, September 28, and Council is off today for Yom Kippur. When it returns, though, marijuana and filming are the highlights of a sparse calendar....


By Eric Richardson — September 21, 2009

Today is Monday, September 21, and Council is back on a regular schedule after having worked through a recess last week. Filming talk gets a spotlight in committee...


By Eric Richardson — September 14, 2009

Today is Monday, September 14, and Council deals with a few items today before recessing for the rest of the week. The City's finances continue to be a top concern...


By Eric Richardson — September 08, 2009

Today is Tuesday, September 8, and like most places the work week is starting a day late at City Hall. On the agendas this week is a special events ordinance, a...


By Eric Richardson — August 31, 2009 — 1 Comment

Today is Monday, August 31, and it's tomorrow that things around City Hall get interesting. Tuesday's City Council agenda includes a reconsideration of the proposed...


By Eric Richardson — August 17, 2009

Today is Monday, August 17, and City Council is in the first day of a two-week recess. It's one of two lengthy recesses for Council, the other being their winter...


By Eric Richardson — August 10, 2009

Today is Monday, August 10, and items continue to work their way through the process as City Council prepares for its summer recess. On the agendas this week are...


By Eric Richardson — August 03, 2009

Today is Monday, August 3, and it is shaping up to be a typical week at City Hall. Thursday brings a special meeting dedicated to medical marijuana dispensaries...